Jeffrey Brown speaks with rock legend Sting, who just added a 45-piece orchestra to his act. The rock star says it's his job to keep his older hits alive with a renewed enthusiasm.
The works of Flannery O'Connor, Philip Roth and Stephen King are probably not the first influences that come to mind for a songwriter. But after hearing Josh Ritter sing, it quickly becomes apparent why authors are important to the Moscow,…
By Tom LeGro
On Monday's NewsHour Jeffrey Brown profiles singer-songwriter Natalie Merchant, who after a seven-year hiatus has just released a two-disc album titled "Leave Your Sleep," a collection of 26 traditional poems set to original music.
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